Years 9-10-11: Second Year Schedule

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Weekly Readings

The following weekly readings should be broken up into daily readings in whatever way works best for your family.

First 12 weeks are from AO's Year 10

Week 1
Bible continues AO's plan and assumes you'll complete the plan in your student's senior year rather than in their junior year. Isaiah 1-5:19; John 1:1-32; Psalm 56, 57; Proverbs 1:1-19
Churchill's Great Democracies, ch 13 (first half)
The Attributes of God ch 4 The Foreknowledge of God
Arguing About Slavery ch 21, 22
Eothen ch 1
Economics in One Lesson: Part One: The Lesson
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 8 Prudence pg 49-56
The Deadliest Monster prologue
One Blood Preface, introduction
Silas Marner ch 1, 2
G.K. Chesterton essay: A Piece of Chalk
The Book on Writing ch 11
Six Easy Pieces - pg ix-xxiii Introduction and Special Preface

Week 2
Bible: Isaiah 5:20-9; John 1:35-ch 2; Psalm 58, 59; Proverbs 1:20-33
Churchill's Great Democracies, ch 13 (second half)
The Attributes of God ch 5 The Supremacy of God
Arguing About Slavery ch 23
Eothen ch 2
Economics in One Lesson: The Broken Window
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 9 Opinions 'In The Air' pg 56-60
The Deadliest Monster ch 1
One Blood ch 1 Cain's Wife
Silas Marner ch 3
The Book on Writing ch 12
Six Easy Pieces pg xxv-xxix Feynmn's Preface

Week 3
Bible: Isaiah 10-14; John 3:1-36; Psalm 60, 61; Proverbs 2:1-9
Churchill's Great Democracies, ch 14
The Attributes of God ch 6 The Sovereignty of God
Arguing About Slavery ch 24, 25
Eothen ch 3
Economics in One Lesson: The Blessings of Destruction
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 10 The Uninstructed Conscience pg 60-64
The Deadliest Monster ch 2
One Blood ch 2 Natural Selection
Silas Marner ch 4, 5
G.K. Chesterton essay: The Twelve Men
The Book on Writing ch 13
Six Easy Pieces pg 1-4 Introduction

Week 4
Bible: Isaiah 15-21; John 4:1-42; Psalm 62, 63; Proverbs 2:10-22
Churchill's Great Democracies, ch 15
The Attributes of God ch 7 The Immutability of God
Arguing About Slavery ch 26
Eothen ch 4
Economics in One Lesson: Public Works Mean Taxes
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 10 The Uninstructed Conscience pg 64-68
The Deadliest Monster ch 3
One Blood ch 3 Genetics
Silas Marner ch 6, 7, 8
Short Story: The Necklace by Guy de Maupassant (1884)
The Book on Writing ch 14
Six Easy Pieces pg 4-10 Matter is Made of Atoms

Week 5
Bible: Isaiah 22-26; John 4:43-5:15; Psalm 64, 65; Proverbs 3:1-20
Churchill's Great Democracies, ch 16
The Attributes of God ch 8 The Holiness of God
Arguing About Slavery ch 27, 28
Eothen ch 5
Economics in One Lesson: Taxes Discourage Production
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 11 The Instructed Conscience pg 68-71
The Deadliest Monster ch 4
One Blood ch 4 One Race
Silas Marner ch 9
G.K. Chesterton essay: What is Right With the World
The Book on Writing ch 15
Six Easy Pieces pg 10-15 Atomic Processes

Week 6
Bible: Isaiah 27-30; John 5:16-6:21; Psalm 66, 67; Proverbs 3:21-35
Churchill's Great Democracies, ch 17
The Attributes of God ch 9 The Power of God
Arguing About Slavery ch 29, 30
Eothen ch 6
Economics in One Lesson: Credit Diverts Production
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 12 Poetry, Novels, Essays pg 71-74
The Deadliest Monster ch 5
One Blood ch 5 Interracial Marriage
Silas Marner ch 10
Short Story: How Much Land Does a Man Need? by Leo Tolstoy (1886)
The Book on Writing ch 16
Six Easy Pieces pg 15-23 Chemical Reactions

Week 7
Bible: Isaiah 31-36; John 6:22-60; Psalm 68; Proverbs 4:1-3
Churchill's Great Democracies, ch 18
The Attributes of God ch 10 The Faithfulness of God
Arguing About Slavery ch 31
Eothen ch 7
Economics in One Lesson: The Curse of Machinery
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 13 History And Philosophy pg 74-79
The Deadliest Monster ch 6
One Blood ch 6 Curse on Ham?
Silas Marner ch 11
The Book on Writing ch 17
Microbe Hunters ch 4 Koch (there are 8 sections; space it out for the week if desired)
Six Easy Pieces pg 23 Basic Physics Introduction

Week 8
Bible: Isaiah 37-40; John 6:61-7:27; Psalm 69; Proverbs 4:14-27
Churchill's Great Democracies, ch 19 (first half)
The Attributes of God ch 11 The Goodness of God
Arguing About Slavery ch 32, 33
Economics in One Lesson: Spread-the-Work Schemes
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 14 Theology pg 79-82
One Blood ch 7 Arguments Refuted
Silas Marner ch 12, 13
Short Story: The Open Boat by Stephen Crane (1897)
The Book on Writing ch 18
Six Easy Pieces pg 27-32 Physics Before 1920

Week 9
Bible: Isaiah 41-43; John 7:28-53; Psalm 70, 71; Proverbs 5:1-14
Churchill's Great Democracies, ch 19 (second half)
The Attributes of God ch 12 The Patience of God
Arguing About Slavery ch 34, 35
Eothen ch 8
Economics in One Lesson: Disbanding Troops and Bureaucrats
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? Uncle Eric's Model of How the World Works
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 14 Theology pg 82-87
One Blood ch 8 Stone Age People
Silas Marner ch 14, 15
The Book on Writing ch 19
Microbe Hunters ch 5 Pasteur (there are 7 sections; space it out for the week if desired)
Six Easy Pieces pg 32-38 Quantum Physics

Week 10
Bible: Isaiah 44-47; John 8:1-47; Psalm 72; Proverbs 5:15-23
Churchill's Great Democracies, ch 20 (first half)
The Attributes of God ch 13 The Grace of God
Arguing About Slavery ch 36
Eothen ch 9
Economics in One Lesson: The Fetish of Full Employment
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 1. Don't Be Embarrassed
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 14 Theology pg 87-92
One Blood ch 9 Darwin's Body Snatchers
Silas Marner ch 16
The Book on Writing ch 20
Microbe Hunters ch 6 Roux and Behring (there are 4 sections; space it out for the week if desired)
Six Easy Pieces pg 38-47 Nuclei and particles

Week 11
Bible: Isaiah 48-52:10; John 8:48-ch 9; Psalm 73; Proverbs 6:1-19
Churchill's Great Democracies, ch 20 (second half)
The Attributes of God ch 14 The Mercy of God
Arguing About Slavery ch 37, 38
Eothen ch 10
Economics in One Lesson: Who's "Protected" by Tariffs?
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 2. The Original American Philosophy
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 14 Theology pg 92-97
One Blood ch 10 Ota Benga
Silas Marner ch 17, 18, 19
The Book on Writing ch 21
Microbe Hunters ch 7 Metchnikoff (there are 8 sections; space it out for the week if desired)
Six Easy Pieces pg 47/48 Relation of Science Introduction

Week 12
Bible: Isaiah 52:10-ch 58; John 10; Psalm 74; Proverbs 6:20-35
Churchill's Great Democracies, ch 21
The Attributes of God ch 15 The Love of God
Arguing About Slavery ch 39, 40
Eothen ch 11
Economics in One Lesson: The Drive for Exports
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 3. The Opposite of the Original American Philosophy
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 15 Nature, Science, Art pg 97-100
One Blood ch 11 The Last Adam's Race, What Does It Matter?
Silas Marner ch 20-end
The Book on Writing ch 22
Microbe Hunters ch 8 Theobald Smith (there are 6 sections; space it out for the week if desired)
Six Easy Pieces pg 48/49 Chemistry

Optional Exam

Next 24 weeks are from Year 11

Week 13
Bible: Isaiah 59-64; John 11:1-44; Psalm 75, 76; Proverbs 7:1-5
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century ch 1 pg 1-26
The Attributes of God ch 16 The Wrath of God
The Men Behind Hitler Schreibner Preface
Speech: Teddy Roosevelt "The Man with the Muck Rake"--April 15, 1906
Economics in One Lesson: "Parity" Prices
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 4. Basic Political Spectrum
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 15 Nature, Science, Art pg 100-104
7 Men Who Rule the World from the Grave Preface, Introduction, ch 1 (Darwin)
The Chosen by Chaim Potok ch 1
Short Story: The Machine Stops by E. M. Forster (1909)
The Book on Writing ch 23
Microbe Hunters ch 9 Bruce section 1, 2
Six Easy Pieces pg 49-59 Biology (allow two weeks)

Week 14
Bible: Isaiah 65, 66; Amos 1, 2; John 11:45-12:19; Psalm 77; Proverbs 7:6-27
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century ch 1 pg 26-52
The Attributes of God ch 17 The Contemplation of God
The Men Behind Hitler Schreibner ch 1
Eothen ch 12
Economics in One Lesson: Saving the X Industry
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 5. The Nature of Political Power
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 16 Sociology, Self-Knowledge pg 104-109
7 Men Who Rule the World from the Grave ch 2 "Thinking Further About Science"
The Chosen by Chaim Potok ch 2
Essay: 'In Defense of the Essay', by Christopher Orlet
The Book on Writing ch 24
Microbe Hunters ch 9 Bruce section 3, 4
Six Easy Pieces pg 59-61 Astronomy

Week 15
Bible: Amos 3-8; John 12:20-50; Psalm 78:1-22; Proverbs 8:1-11
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century ch 2 pg 53-79
The Holiness of God by R. C. Sproul ch 1
The Men Behind Hitler Schreibner ch 2
Eothen ch 13
Economics in One Lesson: How the Price System Works
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 6. The Two Categories of Encroachment
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 17 Conviction Of Sin pg 109-115
7 Men Who Rule the World from the Grave ch 3 "Social Darwinism"
The Chosen by Chaim Potok ch 3
Short Story: The Open Window by Saki (Hector.H. Munro; 1914)
On Writing Well ch 1
Microbe Hunters ch 9 Bruce section 5, 6
Six Easy Pieces pg 61-63 Geology

Week 16
Bible: Amos 9; Micah 1-5; John 13; Psalm 78:23-39; Proverbs 8:12-21
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century ch 3 pg 80-111
The Holiness of God by R. C. Sproul ch 2
Speech: Woodrow Wilson, entering World War I, April 2, 1917 "War Message"
Eothen ch 14
Economics in One Lesson: "Stabilizing" Commodities
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 7. The Middle Ground
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 18 Temptation pg 115-118
7 Men Who Rule the World from the Grave ch 4 Marx
The Chosen by Chaim Potok ch 4
Short Story: Barn Burning by William Faulkner (1939)
On Writing Well ch 2
Microbe Hunters ch 9 Bruce section 7, 8, 9
Essay: The Moral Obligation to Be Intelligent by John Erskine
Six Easy Pieces pg 63/64 Psychology

Week 17
Bible: Micah 6, 7; Hosea 1-4; John 14; Psalm 78:40-72; Proverbs 8:22-35
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century ch 4 pg 112-139
The Holiness of God by R. C. Sproul ch 3
The Men Behind Hitler Schreibner ch 3
Eothen ch 15
Economics in One Lesson: Government Price-Fixing
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 8. Freedom vs. Liberty
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 18 Temptation pg 118-121
7 Men Who Rule the World from the Grave ch 5 Marxism
The Chosen by Chaim Potok ch 5, 6
Short story: Shooting an Elephant by George Orwell (1936)
Essay: The Superstition of School by G.K. Chesterton, 1923
On Writing Well ch 3
Six Easy Pieces pg 64-69 How Did it Get This Way?

Week 18
Bible: Hosea 5-10; John 15; Psalm 79; Proverbs 9:1-18
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century ch 4 pg 139-161, ch 5 pg 162-168
The Holiness of God by R. C. Sproul ch 4
The Men Behind Hitler Schreibner ch 4
Optional speech: Franklin Roosevelt's First Inaugural Address March 4, 1933 "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself."
Economics in One Lesson: What Rent Control Does
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 9. Exceptions
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 19 Duty And Law pg 121-126
7 Men Who Rule the World from the Grave ch 6 Julius Wellhausen
The Chosen by Chaim Potok ch 7
On Writing Well ch 4
Essay: Master of Many Trades by Robert Twigger, 2013
Six Easy Pieces: pg 69-72 What is energy?

Week 19
Bible: Hosea 11-14; Nahum 1-3; John 16; Psalm 80; Proverbs 10:1-11
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century ch 5 pg 168-195
The Holiness of God by R. C. Sproul ch 5
The Men Behind Hitler Schreibner ch 5
Optional speech: Edward VIII abdicates the throne of England--December 11, 1936 "the woman I love"
Eothen ch 16
Economics in One Lesson: Minimum Wage Laws
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 10. Military and Foreign Policy
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 1 The Will-Less Life pg 126-129
7 Men Who Rule the World from the Grave ch 7 "The Coming of the Strange Fire"
The Chosen by Chaim Potok ch 8
Short Story: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty by James Thurber (1939)
On Writing Well ch 5
Six Easy Pieces: pg 72-80 Gravitational potential energy

Week 20
Bible: Zeph 1-3; Jeremiah 1-2:25; John 17; Psalm 81, 82; Proverbs 10:12-21
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century ch 5 pg 195-214, ch 6 pg 215-222
The Holiness of God by R. C. Sproul ch 6
The Men Behind Hitler Schreibner ch 6
Speech: Lou Gehrig's farewell to baseball speech July 4, 1939 (also see biography on the site)
Speech: Winston Churchill "Blood, sweat and tears" May 13, 1940
Eothen ch 17
Economics in One Lesson: Do Unions Really Raise Wages?
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 11. Democrats and Republicans
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 2 Will And Wilfulness pg 129-133
7 Men Who Rule the World from the Grave ch 8 Sigmund Freud
The Chosen by Chaim Potok ch 9, 10, 11
The Second Time I Learned to Read by Stephen L. Carter
On Writing Well ch 6
Six Easy Pieces: pg 80/81 Kinetic energy

Week 21
Bible: Jeremiah 2:26-5; John 18; Psalm 83; Proverbs 10:22-32
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century ch 6 pg 222-251
The Holiness of God by R. C. Sproul ch 7
The Men Behind Hitler Schreibner ch 7
Speech: Winston Churchill "Their finest hour" June 18, 1940
Eothen ch 18
Economics in One Lesson: "Enough to Buy Back the Product"
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 12. Socialism and Communism
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 2 Will And Wilfulness pg 133-137
7 Men Who Rule the World from the Grave ch 9 John Dewey
The Chosen by Chaim Potok ch 12
On Writing Well ch 7
Essay: Introduction to Athanasisus' Incarnation by C. S. Lewis, 1944
Microbe Hunters ch 10 Ross vs Grassi section 1, 2
Six Easy Pieces: pg 81-88 Other forms of energy

Week 22
Bible: Jeremiah 6-8; John 19; Psalm 84, 85; Proverbs 11:1-11
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century ch 6 pg 251-263, ch 7 pg 264-280
The Holiness of God by R. C. Sproul ch 8
The Men Behind Hitler Schreibner ch 8
Speech: Franklin Roosevelt's Pearl Harbor address December 8, 1941 "a day that will live in infamy"
Eothen ch 19
Economics in One Lesson: The Function of Profits
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 13. Fascism
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 3 Will Not Moral Or Immoral pg 137-141
7 Men Who Rule the World from the Grave ch 10 John Maynard Keyes
The Chosen by Chaim Potok ch 13
Short story: The Lottery by Shirley Jackson (1948)
On Writing Well ch 8, 9
Essay: The Inner Ring, by C. S. Lewis, 1944
Microbe Hunters ch 10 Ross vs Grassi section 3, 4
Six Easy Pieces: pg 89/90 Planetary motions

Week 23
Bible: Jeremiah 9-12; John 20; Psalm 86, 87; Proverbs 11:12-22
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century ch 7 pg 280-309
The Holiness of God by R. C. Sproul ch 9
The Men Behind Hitler Schreibner ch 9
Speech: Eisenhower--D-Day invasion order June 5, 1944 "The eyes of the world are upon you . . ."
Speech: Franklin Roosevelt D-Day Prayer June 6, 1944
Eothen ch 20
Economics in One Lesson: The Mirage of Inflation
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 14. What Are They Really?
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 4 The Will And Its Peers pg 141-143
7 Men Who Rule the World from the Grave ch 11 Kierkegaard
The Chosen by Chaim Potok ch 14, 15, 16
Essay: Politics and the English Language by George Orwell, 1946
On Writing Well ch 10
Six Easy Pieces: pg 90-92 Kepler's laws

Week 24
Bible: Jeremiah 13-16; John 21; Psalm 88; Proverbs 11:23-31
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century ch 7 pg 309-319, ch 8 pg 320-339
The Pleasures of God introduction
The Men Behind Hitler Schreibner Author's Note
Optional speech: Speech: Eisenhower -Supreme Allied Commander on victory: June 12, 1945
Economics in One Lesson: The Assault on Savings
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 15. The Other Middle View
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 5 The Function Of Will pg 143-147
7 Men Who Rule the World from the Grave ch 12 "Who Shall Overcome?"
The Chosen by Chaim Potok ch 17, 18
Short Story: The Outstation by Somerset Maugham (1950)
On Writing Well ch 11
Microbe Hunters ch 10 Ross vs Grassi section 5
Six Easy Pieces: pg 92-94 Development of dynamics

Optional Exam

Week 25
Bible: Jeremiah 17-20; 1 Thessalonians 1, 2; Psalm 89:1-15; Proverbs 12:1-12
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century ch 8 pg 339-368
The Pleasures of God ch 1 in His Son
The Trial at Nuremberg (short essay)
Diary of a Young Girl (spread over 12 weeks) OR The Hiding Place ch 1 The One Hundredth Birthday Party; ch 2 Full Table
Speech: Douglas MacArthur's farewell to Congress April 19, 1951 "Old soldiers never die"
Eothen ch 21
Economics in One Lesson: The Lesson Restated
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 16. The National Religion
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 6 The Scope Of Will pg 147-152
Amusing Ourselves to Death ch 1 "The Medium is the Metaphor"
Fahrenheit 451 Part 1 (2 weeks)
To Kill a Mockingbird ch 1, 2
On Writing Well ch 12
Microbe Hunters ch 10 Ross vs Grassi section 6
Six Easy Pieces: pg 94-98 Newton's law of gravitation

Week 26
Bible: Jeremiah 21-23; 1 Thessalonians 3-5; Psalm 89:19-52; Proverbs 12:13-28
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century ch 8 pg 368--398
The Pleasures of God ch 2 in All He Does
Diary of a Young Girl (spread over 12 weeks) OR The Hiding Place ch 3 Karel; ch 4 The Watch Shop
Optional speech: Speech: Winston Churchill "Iron Curtain" March 5, 1946
Eothen ch 22
Economics in One Lesson: Part Three: The Lesson After Thirty Years
Graves of Academie: Foreword
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 17. A U.S.-Nazi Alliance or a U.S.-Soviet Alliance?
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 7 Self-Control -- Self-Restraint -- Self-Command -- Self-Denial pg 152-156
Amusing Ourselves to Death ch 2 "Media as Epistemology"
Fahrenheit 451 Part 1 (2 weeks)
To Kill a Mockingbird ch 3, 4, 5
On Writing Well ch 13
Microbe Hunters ch 10 Ross vs Grassi section 7, 8
Six Easy Pieces: pg 98-104 Universal gravitation

Week 27
Bible: Jeremiah 24-26; 2 Thessalonians 1-3; Psalm 90, 91; Proverbs 13:1-12
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century ch 9 pg 399-427
The Pleasures of God ch 3 in His Creation
Diary of a Young Girl (spread over 12 weeks) OR The Hiding Place ch 5 Invasion
Optional speech: Douglas MacArthur's address at West Point May 12, 1962 "Duty, honor, country."
John F. Kennedy's Inauguration January 20, 1961 "Ask not what your country can do for you--ask what you can do for your country."
Eothen ch 23
Graves of Academie: Propositions Three and Seven
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 18. Economic Counterparts
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 8 The Effort Of Decision pg 156-160
Amusing Ourselves to Death ch 3 "Typographic America"
Fahrenheit 451 Part 2 (2 weeks)
To Kill a Mockingbird ch 6, 7, 8
Short Story: A and P by John Updike (1961)
On Writing Well ch 14
Microbe Hunters ch 11 Walter Reed section 1, 2
Six Easy Pieces: pg 104-107 Cavendish's experiment

Week 28
Bible: Jeremiah 27-30:11; 1 Corinthians 1, 2; Psalm 92, 93; Proverbs 13:13-25
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century ch 9 pg 427-456
The Pleasures of God ch 4 in His Fame
Diary of a Young Girl (spread over 12 weeks) OR The Hiding Place ch 6 The Secret Room
John F. Kennedy's "Ich bin ein Berliner" June 26, 1963
I Have a Dream speech by Martin Luther King, Jr. August 28, 1963
Eothen ch 24
Graves of Academie: Educated People
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 19. Effects on Your Money
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 9 Intention -- Purpose -- Resolution pg 160-165
Amusing Ourselves to Death ch 4 "The Typographic Mind"
Fahrenheit 451 Part 2 (2 weeks)
To Kill a Mockingbird ch 9, 10
Short Story: Harrison Bergeron by Kurt Vonnegut Jr. (1961)
On Writing Well ch 15
Microbe Hunters ch 11 Walter Reed section 3, 4
Six Easy Pieces: pg 107-112 What is gravity?

Week 29
Bible: Jeremiah 30:12-32:25; 1 Corinthians 3, 4; Psalm 94, 95; Proverbs 14:1-11
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century ch 9 pg 456-467, ch 10 pg 468-484
The Pleasures of God ch 5 in (unconditional) Election (treated also in the Appendix) *If your church differs in this teaching, this might be an excellent opportunity for discussion
Diary of a Young Girl (spread over 12 weeks) OR The Hiding Place ch 7 Eusie
Optional speech: Edward Kennedy at Robert Kennedy's funeral June 8, 1968 "I see things that never were and say 'why not?''
Optional speech: Neil Armstrong and the Apollo 11 Moon Landing July 20, 1969 "One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." (20th century topics, or click here for 4 min. 22 sec. of Real Audio of landing and Armstrong's words, go here and click on Speech Archive and go to Neil Armstrong entry)
Eothen ch 25
Graves of Academie: The End of the String
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 20. Three Types of Wrongdoing
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 10 A Way Of The Will pg 165-170
Amusing Ourselves to Death ch 5 "The Peek-a-Boo World"
Fahrenheit 451 Part 3 (2 weeks)
To Kill a Mockingbird ch 11
On Writing Well ch 16, 17
Microbe Hunters ch 11 Walter Reed section 5, 6, 7
Six Easy Pieces: pg 112-114 Gravity and relativity

Week 30
Bible: Jeremiah 32:26-ch 35; 1 Corinthians 5-7:16; Psalm 96, 97; Proverbs 14:12-24
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century ch 10 pg 484-513
The Pleasures of God ch 6 in Bruising the Son
Diary of a Young Girl (spread over 12 weeks) OR The Hiding Place ch 8 Storm Clouds Gather; ch 9 The Raid
Optional speech: Richard Nixon's "Silent Majority" speech, November 3, 1969
Optional speech: Congresswoman Barbara Jordan's opening statement to House Judiciary Committee
Eothen ch 26
Graves of Academie: The Wundter of It All
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 21. Muddied Waters
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 11 Freewill pg 170-174
Amusing Ourselves to Death ch 6 "The Age of Show Business"
Fahrenheit 451 Part 3 (2 weeks)
To Kill a Mockingbird ch 12, 13, 14
Short Story: Everything That Rises Must Converge by Flannery O'Connor (1965)
On Writing Well ch 18
Microbe Hunters ch 12 Paul Ehrlich section 1, 2
Six Easy Pieces: pg 115-117 Atomic mechanics

Week 31
Bible: Jeremiah 36-38; 1 Corinthians 7:17-ch 8; Psalm 98, 99; Proverbs 14:25-35
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century ch 10 pg 513-542
The Pleasures of God ch 7 in Doing Good
Diary of a Young Girl (spread over 12 weeks) OR The Hiding Place ch 10 Scheveningen
Optional speech: Richard Nixon's resignation August 8, 1974
Optional speech: Gerald Ford's pardoning of Richard Nixon September 8, 1974
Graves of Academie: The Seven Deadly Principles
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 22. Who Gets the Children?
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 1 The Capacities Of The Soul pg 174-177
Amusing Ourselves to Death ch 7 "Now . . .This"
To Kill a Mockingbird ch 15, 16
On Writing Well ch 19
Microbe Hunters ch 12 Paul Ehrlich section 3, 4
Six Easy Pieces: pg 117-120 An experiment with bullets

Week 32
Bible: Jeremiah 39-43; 1 Corinthians 9, 10; Psalm 100, 101; Proverbs 15:1-15
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century ch 11 pg 543-572
The Pleasures of God ch 8 in the Prayers
Diary of a Young Girl (spread over 12 weeks) OR The Hiding Place ch 11 The Lieutenant
Optional speech: Ronald Reagan--D-Day Memorial--June 6, 1984 "These are the boys of Pointe du Hoc."
Optional speech: Ronald Reagan--Challenger Disaster Address Jan 28, 1986 "they touched the face of God.
Eothen ch 27
Graves of Academie: The Principles March On
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 23. The Return of Racism
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 2 The Disabilities Of The Soul pg 177-182
Amusing Ourselves to Death ch 8 "Shuffle Off to Bethlehem"
To Kill a Mockingbird ch 17, 18
On Writing Well ch 20
Microbe Hunters ch 12 Paul Ehrlich section 5
Six Easy Pieces: pg 120-122 An experiment with waves

Week 33
Bible: Jeremiah 44-47; 1 Corinthians 11; Psalm 102; Proverbs 15:16-33
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century ch 11 pg 572-601
The Pleasures of God ch 9 in Personal Obedience
Diary of a Young Girl (spread over 12 weeks) OR The Hiding Place ch 12 Vught
Ronald Reagan--Brandenburg Gate June 12, 1987 "Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!"
Eothen ch 28
Graves of Academie: The Pygmies Revenge
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 24. The First American Philosophies
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 3 The Knowledge Of God pg 182-188
Amusing Ourselves to Death ch 9 "Reach Out and Elect Someone"
To Kill a Mockingbird ch 19, 20, 21
Essay: Abortion and the Conscience of the Nation by Ronald Reagan, 1983
On Writing Well ch 21
Microbe Hunters ch 12 Paul Ehrlich section 6
Six Easy Pieces: pg 122-124 The interface of electron waves

Week 34
Bible: Jeremiah 48, 49; 1 Corinthians 12, 13; Psalm 103; Proverbs 16:1-11
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century ch 11 pg 601-607, ch 12 pg 608-630
The Pleasures of God ch 10 in Concealing Himself
Diary of a Young Girl (spread over 12 weeks) OR The Hiding Place ch 13 Ravensbruck
Optional speech: Barbara Bush at Wellesley, 1990
Optional speech: George H. W. Bush 41st President--Announces Attack on Iraq January 16, 1991
Eothen ch 29
Graves of Academie: Problem-Solving in the Content Area
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 25. Summary
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 4 Prayer pg 188-191
Amusing Ourselves to Death ch 10 "Teaching as an Amusing Activity"
To Kill a Mockingbird ch 22, 23, 24
On Writing Well ch 22
Essay: Can Beauty Help us to Become Better People? by John Armstrong, 2014
Six Easy Pieces: pg 127-133 Watching the electrons

Week 35
Bible: Jeremiah 50-51:53; 1 Corinthians 14-15:20; Psalm 104; Proverbs 16:12-22
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century 12 pg 630-656
The Pleasures of God Epilogue and Appendix
Diary of a Young Girl (spread over 12 weeks) OR The Hiding Place ch 14 The Blue Sweater
Optional speech: Mother Theresa at Presidential Prayer Breakfast 1994 February 5--before President and Mrs. Clinton, on subect of abortion
Optional speech: Billy Graham's funeral address for Richard Nixon April 27, 1994 Part 1 Part 2
Graves of Academie: Every Three Second
Are You Liberal, Conservative, or Confused? 26. Encroachment, Big and Small
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 5 Thanksgiving; Praise pg 191-197
Amusing Ourselves to Death ch 11 "The Huxleyan Warning"
To Kill a Mockingbird ch 25, 26, 27
Essay: You're Regretting Wrong by Judith Shulevitz, 2014
On Writing Well ch 23
Six Easy Pieces: pg 133-136 First principles of quantum mechanics

Week 36
Bible: Jeremiah 51:54-ch 52; Habakkuk 1-3; 1 Corinthians 15:21-ch 16; Psalm 105; Proverbs 16:23-33
Gilbert's History of the 20th Century 12 pg 656-678
Diary of a Young Girl (spread over 12 weeks) OR The Hiding Place ch 15 The Three Visions; epilogue
Optional speech: Queen Elizabeth II on death of Princess of Wales, September 5, 1997
Optional speech: Clarence Thomas "I am a man, a black man, an American" July 29, 1998, before National Bar Association
Speech: Chairman Hyde's Opening Remarks to Impeachment Inquiry of President Clinton, December 11, 1998 (9min 18sec on Real Audio)
Optional speech: Elie Wiesel The Perils of Indifference April 12, 1999
Graves of Academie: Afterword: Plus Ca Change
Ourselves (Book 2, Self-Direction) ch 7 Faith In God pg 197-202
To Kill a Mockingbird ch 28-end
Essay: The Problem With Too Much Information by Dougald Hine, 2014
On Writing Well ch 24 (end)
Six Easy Pieces: pg 136-139 The uncertainty principle

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